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“open mic, jam night” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hillview Grill

Hillview Grill
1920 Hillview St, Sarasota, FL 34239
+1 941-952-0045
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Ranked #407 of 795 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Hamburgers
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Hillview Grill is a local neighborhood favorite. Serving lunch Mon - Sat and dinner Mon - Sun. Specialties include seafood, steaks, burgers, salads and small plates. A full bar and daily features offer many choices. Hillview Grill is a casual dining establishment focused on fresh, quality ingredients. Outdoor seating, a private dining area and friendly service make for a wonderful dining experience and compliment the motto, "Good food served here."
Venice, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“open mic, jam night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I went on a Sunday late afternoon, early evening. They had open mic jam. Lots of fun and good music, very friendly. The food was good, salad with blackened fish.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sarasota, Florida
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Great burgers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

This is our go to restaurant for a burger which is very good! We have
tried other places for burgers and prefer the grill. We haven't tried the
other dishes,but I'm sure they are just as good. The service is quick and efficient and reservations are taken and an extra bonus is that on Thursdays they have a special burger and beer night! If you like burgers
try it.

Visited March 2014
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florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Great Cioppino and reasonably priced wine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

At the tail end of a busy high season weekend, there were no daily specials available; but, when you can still get exuberant service, good menu selections, wines at a decent price and avoid the crowds, what have you lost? Dinner for four with wine <$100.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sarasota, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“A Nice Suprise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

My spouse and I & another couple were looking for a light meal. Haven't been there in several years, they have have changed the interior and updated the menu. We all ordered off the Small Plates menu. My husband enjoyed the Boom, Boom shrimp, while friends raved about the tuna tacos. As for me, blackened Mahi tacos dressed with cabbage, Baja sauce, cilantro & red salsa.... some of the best I have ever had. At happy hour you can get the same appetizers for $6, what a steal! As a bonus we sat outside and could hear the music from the nearby 5 o'clock Club. It won't be several years until we return!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Westfield, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Recommended and consistant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Great food and a staple on Hillview. Good quality and interesting dishes. Staff all upbeat from the heart.

Visited February 2014
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